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Contraband sugar seized in Nairobi ‘contains mercury’ – Matiang’i

A section of the 1,030 sacks of illegal sugar seized from different warehouses in Nairobi. PHOTO | STELLA CHERONO
A section of the 1,030 sacks of illegal sugar seized from different warehouses in Nairobi. PHOTO | STELLA CHERONO
Some of the contraband sugar found hidden in warehouses around Nairobi contains mercury, Interior CS Fred Matiang'i has said.

Some of the contraband sugar found hidden in Eastleigh and other warehouses around the capital Nairobi contains mercury, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has said.

Dr Matiang’i on Wednesday said chemical analysis on some of the 1,030 sacks of the seized sweetener also revealed copper contamination.

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